I could make a joke about all the blustery weather coming out of Congress, but sometimes one should just take the news straight and applaud a little. It’s better than nothing.
Wind alone now accounts for 6% of US electricity generation!
Even the government figures showed that about half of all new energy generation in the US came from renewables in 2012, mostly wind turbines.
The US also put in about 1.5 gigawatts of new solar power last year.
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